Videographer Liz McKenzie recently sent us this fish-eye view of pink salmon in the Indian River, in downtown Sitka. It’s easy to see how pinks come by their nickname: humpies. 2013 was a record year for pink salmon returns in Southeast Alaska, and a few are still arriving! To learn more about the role pink salmon play in the food cycle, visit the Encounters website, with host Richard Nelson.
Salmon in the stream
Players Taryn White, Renatta Olson, and Kathy Holly were joined by their coach Michael Mahoney to talk about their path to victory. . more
John DeLong, the Sitka hunter rescued by the Coast Guard last Wednesday (11-19-14) spent a long, cold night under a tree before the helicopter came to hoist him to safety. more